Three dead after being shot in Joe Slovo taxi rank, in Milnerton on Wednesday morning.

 Three people have been confirmed to have been killed after being gunned down in Joe Slovo taxi rank, in Milnerton on Wednesday. One person has been reported to have been injured during the incident. Provincial Police spokesperson, Brigadier Novela Potelwa confirmed that the Taxi Task team is investigating the matter.

Potelwa confirmed that police were called to the scene at around 9:AM on Wednesday morning, and on arrival, they found four men on the ground with gunshot wounds. She mentioned that the third one was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. She confirmed that the incident is linked to the current ongoing taxi conflict in the province.

“Police have opened murder and attempted murder dockets for investigation. The age of the deceased persons is estimated to be between 27 and 40.

“Their identities are yet to be determined. Preliminary findings are that the incident is linked to taxi conflict,” she said.

Police have urged anyone with information, in relation to the shooting incident, to come forward and contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

 Done By: Yandisa Qwabe 


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